The Embassy carries out official diplomatic activities and serves as a vital resource for Ethiopians in the United Kingdom as well as partners and friends of Ethiopia.
H.E. Dr Hailemichael Aberra Afework PhD
Ambassador Hailemichael assumed his post in London on June 2016. He was the President of the Ethiopian Civil Service University from January 1999 to Jan 2016.
Other academic positions he has held include Assistant Dean at the Institute of Language Studies and Assistant Professor at Addis Ababa University. His administration posts have included Coordinator and External Relations Officer at Addis Ababa University and Academic Vice President at the Ethiopian Civil Service College.
In his previous post, Ambassador Hailemichael led and coordinated major reform consultancy activities including Reform in Civil Service Institutions at Federal and Regional levels and projects with the Addis Ababa City Government and with Regional Governments and Municipalities in Ethiopia’s Federal States. This included a base-line study on major Ethiopian Cities with the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing.
His Excellency has previously served as a Member of Parliament, with the Ethiopian Public Diplomacy Group and on innumerable Boards including the Consortium of Ethiopian Public Universities, the Centre for Developmental Studies and the Meles Zenawi Leadership Academy.
Full biography is available on request. Please submit your request via the Contact Us form.
H.E. Mr Berhanu Kebede (2006 – 2016)
Prof John Struthers
Professor John Struthers was appointed Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul for Scotland in April 2015. He is the Director of CAREED – the Centre for African Research for Enterprise and Economic Development – at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS). John helps establish links between the Embassy and Scottish academia, business and the political establishment, encouraging trade, investment, education and skills transfer between Scotland and Ethiopia. One success has been the commencement in Ethiopia of a geo-thermal project supported by Glasgow University.
Public Diplomacy and Communications
Mr Ababi Demissie - Minister Cousellor I
Mr. Asmelash Bekele Weldemariam - Counsellor and Deputy Representative of IMO
Mr. Yikdem Shibeshi - First Secretary, IT
Diaspora Engagement Department
Mr Fekadu Beyene - Minister Counsellor I
Mr Amare Shumet - Counsellor
Trade, Investment & Tourism
Mr Terefe Dida - Minister Counsellor
Consular & Visa Department
Mr Alemseged Teklehaimanot, First Secretary
Ms Netsanet Tseganeh is the Second Secretary
Administration and Finance
Mr Misiya Wordoffa Balcha - Counsellor II
Mr Teshome Sahle - Attache.
Political and Economic Affairs
Mr Abdullahi Yousuf - Minister Counsellor
How to Find Us
London SW7 1PZ
Embassy Opening Times
09:00 - 17:00
Consular Opening Times
09:00 to 13:00 - 14:00 to 16:00
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